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The idea of culture

Author: Terry Eagleton
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2000.
Series: Blackwell manifestos.
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In this book Eagleton launches a critique of postmodern 'culturalism, ' arguing for a more complex relation between culture and nature, and trying to retrieve the importance of such concepts as human nature from a non-naturalistic perspective. His book sets its face against a certain fashionable populism in this area, as well as drawing attention to the deficiencies of elitism. It makes radical inquiry into the  Read more...
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Eagleton, Terry, 1943-
Idea of culture.
Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2000
(DLC) 99056273
(OCoLC)42771566
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton
ISBN: 0631224912 9780631224914 9781118724859 1118724852
OCLC Number: 47010248
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages).
Contents: Versions of Culture --
Culture in Crisis --
Culture Wars --
Culture and Nature --
Towards a Common Culture.
Series Title: Blackwell manifestos.
Responsibility: Terry Eagleton.

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Focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the reader, the contemporary debates around it. This book offers a critique of postmodern "culturalism", and  Read more...

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"In this brief volume, Eagleton has produced both a thoughtful analysis of cultural theories as well as a shrewd, liberal dissection of current social and political trends."<i>Publishers Weekly Read more...

 
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